Piracy: 1 billion euros of damage in 2019 according to a study published by Hadopie




 December 3, 2020

2,650 jobs destroyed

Sale of DVDs and Blu-rays, cinemas, subscription video, pay channels, advertising revenue, sports ticketing… Exceeding one billion euros, the shortfall represents 9% of a market of 11.6 billion. If physical sales (310 M €) and TV subscriptions (260 M €) are the most affected, public finances are deprived of more than 320 M € in tax revenue.

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Pirates Kidnap 19 Crewmembers from Navios VLCC


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BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 2019-12-04 13:57:25

On Tuesday, pirates boarded the Navios oil tanker Nave Constellation at a position about 75 nm south of Bonny, Nigeria and abducted 19 out of 26 crewmembers on board. It is the latest - and among the most severe - in a string of kidnapping incidents in the region this year. 

In a statement, Navios said that the abductees include 18 Indian nationals and one Turkish citizen. The remaining seven seafarers on board navigated the vessel to safety. No pollution or vessel damage was reported. 

According to maritime security consultancy Dryad Global, the attack occurred in a particularly dangerous hotspot for maritime piracy - the waters south of the Niger River Delta near the southeastern boundary of

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Informe sobre piratería 2019





Luz Vaz. Inspectora de ITFOffshore support ship attacked, 5 crew kidnapped in Mar 9 attack


Mikhail VoytenkoNewsMarch 16, 2019 6:57 pm


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It was know for quite a time, that an offshore ship was attacked in Gulf of Guinea in 03 57N, 006 39E, 32 miles southeast of Brass, in the morning Mar 9. According to IMB, the ship was approached by pirates armed with machine guns in two speed boats. The captain immediately notified the naval escort security vessel which manoeuvred to engage the pirates. One speed boat closed in from the port side of the vessel and crossed the bow, while the other speed boat exchanged fire with the security vessel. The alarm was raised, the crew proceeded to the engine room and all power was shut down. The pirates boarded the vessel with

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